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Civic-minded students

Seniors at Statesboro High are required to take on a community service project during their final year. Statesboro Herald contributor Roger Allen worked with the school to gather information on the senior projects completed in the spring. Each student submitted a short description of his or her project for publication.

May 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Wet opening at Splash in the Boro

Gray skies and intermittent rain storms didn't deter hard core water fanatics during opening day at the aquatic park inside Mill Creek Park. Splash is open today from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for its sneak preview Memorial Day weekend.

May 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Brother duo excels in competitive cup stacking

John Harden, a sophomore at Bulloch Academy, and his brother Will Harden, a fourth-grader at Brooklet Elementary, recently both competed in singles and as a doubles team at the World Sport Stacking Championships in Denver.

May 23, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Rainy day in Bulloch; Phil & Chad: Competitive cup stacking

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 22, 2009

May 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Portal Middle/High dedicates baseball field

Reidsville and Portal ex-students, friends and relatives weathered the frequent rain showers Saturday to honor both Franklin Coleman and Viola Brack. Both former teachers made significant contributions to the community for more than four decades each and both lost their lives in the past few months.

May 23, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


Downtown streetscape project begins Tuesday

After four and a half years of waiting, the heart of Statesboro will get a facelift as the Downtown Streetscape Project is set to begin Tuesday.

May 23, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Rainy May brings out mosquitoes

The bane of the barbecue. The pest of the party. No matter how you look at it, mosquitoes are unwelcome guests at any outside gathering during the spring and summer months. And this year, they seem to be worse than ever.

May 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Changes aim to help vocational ed

For many years the Bulloch County public school system has had a Vocational Education Division aimed at helping high school students who do not do well in a "normal" classroom environment.

May 22, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Effingham Co. man arrested in double homicide

Effingham County authorities arrested the adult son of a slain real estate developer Friday on charges he killed his father and brother in a triple shooting last summer that also wounded his mother.

May 22, 2009 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Splash opens with a sneak preview

Splash in the Boro's 2009 summer season begins next week, but the water park will open for a special Memorial Day weekend preview beginning today.

May 22, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A helping hand

Dorrine Armstrong sat outside the Statesboro Outreach Center on a rainy Thursday morning feeling grateful.

May 21, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Remembering fallen soldiers

World War II veteran and Metter resident Flem Cliett will speak about his experiences as part of the 503rd Airborne Regimental Combat Team during Monday's Memorial Day Community Observance at the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.

May 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution at the Outreach Center; Garrison Blagg Performs

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


History flying into Bulloch

Lovers of old planes should be excited to hear that more than 20 Korean-war era planes will descend upon Statesboro-Bulloch Regional Airport over the weekend.

May 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Arts camps want SHS tuba player

Colby Parker is an all-around outstanding sophomore at Statesboro High School. He is a tuba player in the school band, which is under the direction of Joe Ferguson. Also, Dr. Richard Mason, an assistant professor of Low Brass at Georgia Southern University has tutored Colby for the last four years.

May 20, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


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Habitat settles into new neighborhood

As Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County looks forward to late summer, its recently relocated Spike's Habitat ReStore is teeming with customers every Friday ...

July 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Tuesday runoff will decide three races

Voters Tuesday, along with those who have already voted during early voting the past three weeks, will decide who will be the next Ogeechee Circuit ...

July 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagles to retain 2014 Sun Belt Championship

Earlier this month, the NCAA handed down sanctions to Georgia Southern's football program stemming from two separate incidents of academic impropriety during the 2013 ...

July 22, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Bulloch County Historical Society meeting Monday

The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, presenting the program, "Georgia's Crazy Days: The Three Governors Crisis," presented by Joe ...

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


BOE undecided on what to do with $950K from old school

At its most recent meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education remained undecided on what to do with $950,000 from the sale of the ...

July 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Verizon to give away 250 backpacks to area children

A local business is "giving back to the community" by offering free back-to-school backpacks for area children in need.

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bryan withdraws from police chief search

Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan announced Thursday he is withdrawing his application seeking to be selected as the city's next police chief.

July 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City studying water bill credits

Will credits reducing the city of Statesboro's water bills extend to people who are either age 65 and older or have low incomes, or ...

July 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inmate helps stricken guard

A prison work detail began as usual Monday morning, but an unexpected turn of events ended with a guard, experiencing a possible stroke, being airlifted ...

July 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trump triumphs as GOP nominee

CLEVELAND - United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and ...

July 19, 2016 | By JULIE PACE AP White House correspondent | Local


Agent: Crops need more rain

While some areas in and around Bulloch County have been blessed with ample rainfall this summer, others remain dry. The shortage of rain paired with ...

July 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge campaigns near $60,000

With more than $57,500 spent by five candidates in the race for Bulloch County probate judge, mainly by the two who are in Tuesday ...

July 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


4-way stop near SEB takes effect

With the start of school approaching, parents and other drivers need to be aware of a new four-way stop near the Southeast Bulloch middle and ...

July 18, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Pokemon Go shows digital marketing power

Over the past week, downtown has been flooded with teenagers, college students and even some tech-savvy adults.

July 18, 2016 | | Local


AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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